Ann Burton

Blue Burton is a biography about the life and career of the legendary jazz-singer Ann Burton, written by Anneke Muller.

 

Ann Burton started her career as a singer in a quintet in Luxembourg and she started off by singing in the Doris Day style. Records of Billy Holiday drastically changed her style.Back in Holland she performed in a jazz repertoire with the trio of Frans Elsen.


When Ramses Chaffy founded his “Shaffy Chantant” , Ann Burton was one of the first whom he contracted as a singer. In a long engagement in this group Ann became known at a larger audience.